Delicious Winter Salad Ideas
If you love salads, you don’t have to wait until summer to enjoy them. You can enjoy a nutritious salad in the middle of winter. Here are some delicious winter salad ideas:
Winter Italian Salad- Serves 6
1 head of Romaine lettuce, torn into chunks
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 cucumber, chopped
1 carrot, cut into slivers
12 grape tomatoes, cut in half
10 black olives, pitted
1 cup of feta cheese, crumbled
In a large salad bowl, add all of the ingredients, except dressing and toss well. Before serving, add in Italian dressing and toss to coat.
Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cheddar Cheese- Serves 6
8 cups of broccoli, cut into small chunks
1 cup of cheddar cheese, grated
¼ cup of red onion, chopped
8 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
In a large salad bowl, add broccoli, cheese and red onion, toss well. Add ranch dressing and toss well to coat. Before serving, add in bacon and toss well.
Kale and Grapefruit Salad
1 grapefruit, cut into chunks
2 tablespoons of olive oil
10 cups of kale, sliced thin
1 avocado, pitted and wedged
In a small bowl, squeeze juice from grapefruit. In another bowl, add grapefruit chunks. In the small bowl with the juice, add olive oil and whisk well. In a third bowl, add the kale along with 2 tablespoons of the dressing and toss well to coat. Add in grapefruit chunks and avocado; drizzle with the rest of the dressing.
Spinach and Blue Cheese Salad
4 slices of bacon, cooked and chopped
2 tablespoons of cider vinegar
2 teaspoons of honey mustard
1 tomato, chopped
3 cups of spinach
1 cup of corn kernels
3 eggs, hard-boiled and chopped
½ cup of blue cheese, crumbled
In a large salad bowl, add bacon, spinach, corn kernels, tomato and eggs. In a small bowl, combine cider vinegar and honey mustard and mix well. Drizzle dressing over salad and top with crumbled blue cheese.
Which winter salad would you like to try?